Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
incentives and tax penalty structure is exacerbating the crisis of unemployment in this country. my constituent, sandy from winston-salem, knows this firsthand. she contacted me to share how obamacare is impacting adjunct professors in north carolina community colleges. she said, our hours have been cut because of the unaffordable health care act. this legislation is the worst thing that could have happened to the average american. her story isn't unique. stories abound of community colleges working to figure out how they will manage to comply with obamacare's costly employer mandate. for some it means cutting part-time employee hours which shortchanges both workers and students. americans care about health care and they care about jobs. obamacare is the wrong solution for both. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. poe: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute.
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
and entrepreneurs, and have essentially a tax across our entire economy on innovation and job growth. i strongly encourage my colleagues to support this bill and appreciation -- appreciate the good work of representative goodlatte and lofgren in bringing this bill to us to the floor today. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from colorado yields back. the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. conyers: we are ready to close on this side. mr. goodlatte: at this time, madam chairman, it is my pleasure to yield 1 additional minute to the gentleman from utah, mr. chaffetz. the chair: the gentleman from utah is recognized for one minute. mr. chaffetz: thank you. i thank chairman goodlatte. i thank members on both sides of the aisle for working on this. the 112th congress, i worked closely with congressman defazio on the shield act. but a much better bill is before us today. i want people to understand the gravity of the problem and who is also being attacked. i find this fascinating. 55%, 55% of troll suits involve companies with annual revenues of $10 million or less. y